Walmart gets a lot of attention as the world's largest retailer. Dollar General (NYSE: DG) has a much smaller investor following, but here is why the stock should command your attention. You can track the ownership breakdown of a public company's stock, seeing how much of the company is owned by mutual funds, institutions like banks and hedge funds, and individual stakeholders.
Target (NYSE: TGT) investors have some big questions heading into the retailer's upcoming earnings announcement. Rival Walmart (NYSE: WMT) recently lowered its earnings outlook for a second consecutive time while noting that consumers are rapidly shifting their spending patterns in response to the waning pandemic threat and inflation.
Walmart missed the Zacks Consensus EPS Estimate by 11% in its latest quarter.